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Re: [PATCH] Uninstall .dll last, reinstall first - final version

On May  4 09:05, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) wrote:
> At Tuesday, May 03, 2005 5:28 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On May  3 21:49, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >> The other potential solution would be to attempt to uninstall the
> >> packages in dependency-sorted order, but that might get awkward in
> >> the case of circular dependencies.
> > 
> > See my previous posting:  Circular dependencies are bugs, right?
> > Creating a dependency tree and complaining about circular dependencies
> > in setup would be nice, though.
> > 
> > Corinna
> As you pointed out earlier, circular dependencies can be considered bugs in
> the setup.hint files.  Shouldn't they be caught and fixed when setup.ini is
> being made?  Then setup/Brian, which/who has enough to do, wouldn't have to
> worry about it.

In theory yes.  It just won't hurt to have a dependency checker in setup
at one point, methinks.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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